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Author Guidelines

Authors who wish to submit articles must send them via system and it is free of charge. Here are the guidelines for writing the manuscripts:

  1. The manuscript is sent through this OJS.
  2. The manuscripts must be original and have never been published or are being submitted to another journal. The articles should be about linguistics, literature, or translation.
  3. The articles should be written in Bahasa Indonesia or English correctly in the form of an essay.
  4. The manuscripts submitted to Diglossia should normally be between 3500 to 6000 words or between 8-12 pages with single space using A-4 paper size, top and left margin 3 cm, bottom and right margin 2.54 cm.
  5. Typed in the form of one (1) column and apply 1,5-line paragraph spacing.
  6. Written and posted in the font Lucida Bright size 11 with MS Word processor (at least MS Word 6).
  7. The title should be in 14 bold and not more than 15 words.
  8. The name of the author should be written without academic titles and placed under the title of the article, followed by the name of the institution and mailing address (email or phone number). If the manuscript is written by a team, all members of the team must be written.
  9. The title of the article should be placed in the center. The subtitles should be aligned to the left without numbering. The sub-subtitles are written in the order of letters and numbers in bold italic.
  10. The manuscripts should be accompanied by an abstract of not more than 300 words, containing the importance of the topic, objective, method, findings, and conclusion.
  11. The Journal operates a peer review process. It promotes blind reviewing started on volume 10 no 2 in 2019. To facilitate this process, author’s names (without academic titles), institutional affiliations, and the email address of the corresponding author should appear only on a detachable cover sheet.
  12. Each article to be published in the Diglossia shall be obliged to submit an article published by the journal Diglossia published by Language and Literature Department of Faculty of Bussiness and Language Unipdu Jombang.
  13. Each author is required to download the TEMPLATE as a reference to the script to be published by Diglossia
  14. For research-based articles, the outline used is:Title. The title should be less than 12 words, capitalized, centered, with font zize; Abstract. Below the abstract, about three to five keywords should appear together with the main body of the article; Introduction.  The introduction should consist of the background of the study, research contexts, literary review, and research objective. All introduction should be presented in the forms of paragraphs; Method. The method section consists of description concerning the research design, data sources, data collection, and data analysis, all presented in the form of paragraphs; Findings and discussion. The findings and discussion section consist of description of the results of the data analysis to answer the research question(s) and their meanings seen from current theories and references of the area addressed; Conclusion. The conclusion section consists of the summary, restatement, comment or evaluation of the main findings; References. Every source cited in the body of the article should appear in the reference, and all sources appearing in the reference should be cited in the body of the article. The sources cited should at least 50% come from those published in the last 10 years. The sources cited are primary sources in the forms of journal articles, books, and research reports, including theses and dissertations. Citation is done using bracket (last name and year of publication).
  15. Use one of the tools for reference management, eg reference management feature of Microsoft Word, Zetero, Mendeley.
  16. The article checked for plagiarism by using Ithenticate or Turnitin. 
  17. The references and quotation are listed alphabetically and chronologically. They should follow American Psychological Association (APA) for examples:
    1. Book: author’s name (if the name is more than one word, take the last entry), year, title (italic), city of publication, publisher.
    2. Edwards, P.A. 2008. Children’s Literary Development. Boston: Pearson.
    3. Journal article: author’s name, year, title (in quotation marks), journal’s name (italic), volume/number, page.
      Nurgiyantoro, B. 2012. “Kebermaknaan Soal Ujian nasional Bahasa Indonesia SMA/MA 2012”. Dalam LITERA Jurnal Penelitian Bahasa, Sastra, dan Pengajarannya, Volume 11, Nomor 2, Oktober 2012, hlm. 167-179.
    4. Internet: author’s name, year, title (in quotation marks), site, access date.
      Mueller, J. 2008. “Authentic Assessment Toolbox”. North Central College, Naperville (Diunduh 17 Januari 2016).


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).

  2. The submission file is in Microsoft Word, and Doc in A4 paper size: Top 2 cm, Bottom 2 cm, 3 cm left and Right 2 cm. URLs for the references have been provided.


  3. The text or the format of your article is already appropriate with our Template Diglossia, if don't, please see first our Author Guidelines.
  4. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.

Copyright Notice

  1. Authors who submit a manuscript to this journal and accepted for publication, copyright of the article shall be assigned to the authors of the article.
  2. Copyright encompasses exclusive rights to reproduce and deliver the article in all forms and media, including reprints, photographs, and any other similar reproductions, as well as translations. The reproduction of any part of this journal, its storage and transmission of databases by any forms or media, such as electronic, mechanical copies, photocopies, and recordings will be allowed by Diglossia
  3. Editorial Board of Diglossia tries to make every effort to ensure that no wrong or misleading data, opinions or statements be published in the journal. The contents of the articles published to Diglossia are sole and exclusive responsibility of their respective authors.
  4. The copyright form should be filled with respect to article and be signed originally and sent scanned document file (softcopy) and the article to our email, or sent it to the Editorial Office in the form of original hard copy and the article in softcopy form on Flash Disc or Compact Disc, to;Diglossia: Jurnal Kajian Ilmiah Kebahasaan dan Kesusastraan

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